[maemo-developers] Support to non-Linux developers (was Re: General Maemo/Scratchbox/N800 help)

From: Darren Kenny darren.p.kenny at gmail.com
Date: Wed Nov 7 19:42:00 EET 2007

Aleksandr Koltsoff wrote:
> Hello,
> Darren Kenny wrote:
>> I'm a regular user of non-Linux distro - OpenSolaris/Solaris - that is both x86,
>> has qemu, Xephyr, etc. Would be great to get this working on Solaris too -
>> although I'm biased I suppose ;)
> Does solaris support anything like linux binfmt? (telling the kernel to
> launch a program based on the file header via a "freely" selected
> program?). Note that this is not the same as #! as often used in
> scripts, but much more generic (since program files rarely start with
> those two bytes).
> If not, then getting sbox working on solaris might be "tad difficult".

I honestly don't know - it's not something that I've ever tried to do...

> Getting sbox working on solaris should be priority 1 for you in this
> case. Getting maemo working inside sbox should be attempted only after this.

Thanks for the explanation, and the provision of a starting point...


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